notes on readings 2.2.15

Mac Wisemen mentions a few of the following songs in his interview:

And later, by Flatt and Scruggs:

And today, by the Earls of Leicester:

Mac Wiseman (live with Lester Flatt)

Jim and Jesse as a country act:

Jim and Jesse’s as a more traditional bluegrass act with, “Cotton Mill Man,”

Jim and Jesse performing a gospel tune featuring the mentioned “cross-picking” mandolin playing:

A note on the relationship between jazz and bluegrass, with consideration to Mayne Smith’s points on p.76-77:

http://www.npr.org/2009/12/14/121416125/kind-of-bluegrass-lightning-fast-jazz

Further on the jazz/bluegrass discussion:

The New Lost City Ramblers are mentioned as being distinctly “not” bluegrass by readers of Sing Out:

Further, old time is more closely connected with dancing:

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